Homicide suspects arrested in Ferry County

A Pullman police commander’s adopted son and other teenager were apprehended last week in Ferry County in connection with a homicide in Latah County in Idaho.

Cultural tradition topic of meeting Saturday in Okanogan

Okanogan and Omak-area residents are invited to learn about and discuss cultural traditions in the city and statewide at a community meeting at the Okanogan PUD meeting room at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 20.

Firewood permits available through vendors

Personal use firewood permits for the Colville National Forest are now available to purchase at North 40 locations in Colville, Mead and Spokane Valley; Porter’s Plaza in Ione; Selkirk Ace Hardware in Old Town, ID and Harding’s Hardware in Republic.

Gas prices fall 1.3 cents last week

Average retail gasoline prices across the state have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.78 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

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Police continue probe into Brewster blaze

Brewster Police continue to investigate the cause of a fire that burned a half-dozen apartments July 12.

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Wauconda Hall hops into next century

Organizers of the Wauconda Community Hall Association’s 12th annual Sock Hop are calling the event a success.

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Hospital adds AutoPulse with donations

A new piece of equipment paid for in a large part with donations will give patients at Mid-Valley Hospital a better shot at recovery.

Everett woman injured in Okanogan wreck

An Everett woman was hurt July 9 when the car in which she was riding hit a deer on Highway 97 about five miles south of town.

Tonasket School District candidates share opinions

Nine candidates vying for three Tonasket School District board positions gathered Thursday to share their opinions and views on the district’s strengths, areas of improvement and what each candidate would like to contribute to the district if elected.

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Wauconda Hall turns 100 years old

The Wauconda Community Hall Association, established in 1917, is planning to kick off a two-day centennial celebration commemorating 100 years since the original dedication of the hall.

Arrest made in Shawl death

Bail of $750,000 has been set for a Nespelem man suspected of second-degree murder in the drowning death of Omak resident Joseph Shawl, 46.

Work continues on Loup Loup Pass

Highway 20 over Loup Loup Pass reopened – sort of – on Monday morning, July 10.

Tremors shake up locals

A 3.0 magnitude earthquake could be felt early Sunday morning throughout the northern portion of Okanogan County..

Bakery owner drowns in Columbia River

The body of local bakery owner, 74-year-old Alvin E. Hymer, was recovered from the Columbia River Sunday, July 8.

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Guard your picnic baskets

While last weekend brought an Independence Day celebration to town, and time to sit around the campfire with family and friends, some campers in Conconully State Park got the opportunity to see a real life Yogi Bear roaming the campground Friday, June 30.